You don’t have to be a scared person. I’ve had so many tragedies. I’ve managed to withstand things that you may think you cannot tolerate. But I have the strength.
Weapons of mass destruction violate more than individual lives – they cross international borders and jeopardize all people. They also drain resources that could be used instead for medicines, schools and other life-saving supplies. We must come together with even greater determination to prevent a WMD nightmare.
The deeper the experience of an absence of meaning – in other words, of absurdity – the more energetically meaning is sought.
If we continue to seek learning to serve God and His children better, it is a blessing of great worth. If we begin to seek learning to exalt ourselves alone, it leads to selfishness and pride, which will take us away from eternal life.
Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek, but a means by which we arrive at that goal.
At Al Jazeera, we are getting our local Somalis, Yemenis and Sudanese, local correspondents from within the society, who understand much better than the people who come from overseas. We will get a much better insight.
I discovered that, in order to write a magnificent piece, you should shoot the images because once you are filming, you are writing the script in your mind.
The wretched and miserable would rise into plenty of joy and happiness as soon as they climb the steps of my mosque.
Treaties, you see, are like girls and roses; they last while they last.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other peoples’ money.